The best meeting place for Cleantech Companies and Investors | February 11-12th 2020 | London, UK



TUESDAY, 11.02.2020Residence de France,11 Kensington Palace Gardens, Kensington, London, W8 4QP.


Investor-Only Meeting 

15:00Arrival and Registration
15:30 Welcome
Martin Garratt, CEO Cambridge Cleantech, Lionel Grotto, CEO Choose Paris Region
UK, French and Global Cleantech Trends and Panel Discussion
In a context of strong EU cleantech VC growth, Paris shows healthy innovation and funding signals, enabling the possibility to build a strong VC bridge between London and Paris. With booming French opportunities, With booming opportunities in the French Cleantech sector, more and more VC bridges are being built between London and Paris.
15:40 New Kids on the Block: Lessons Learnt from Setting up a new Cleantech Fund
Pippa Gawley, Zero Carbon Capital
15:55 Looking across the channel: A dynamic and growing French cleantech eco-system
Sevinc Ar Chimot, Cleantech Expert, Choose Paris Region
16:05Building a bridge between London and Paris: Best practices and success stories on how to invest in France with UK-based funds Fabrice Bienfait, Partner, ETF partners
16:20 Discussion Panel:
How can investors collaborate, invest and lead a cross-border cleantech revolution aimed at tackling the imperatives of climate change?

17:00Investor Networking

Open Evening – for all CVD delegates

17:30 Doors Open for all Conference Participants and Registration
18:00Cocktail Reception and Networking
18:05 Welcome from Embassy
18:15Example of successful cross-border partnerships Connected Energy - Renault
2nd TBC
18:30 Networking and Cocktail
20:30 Event Closes



KPMG, Number Twenty, Grosvenor Street, Mayfair, London, W1K 4QJ.


08:15 – 09:15 Breakfast speed dating session
1-to-1 meetings between selected investors/corporates and SMEs
09:00 Registration, Breakfast and Networking
09:40Welcome to Cleantech Venture Day
Hugh Parnell, Chairman, Cambridge Cleantech
09:45 Keynote Cleantech Think Piece Address: Climate Change Trends, Public Policy and the Need for Cleantech Innovation
Followed by Q&A

Dr Beatrix Schlarb-Ridley FRSB, Director of Innovation and Impact, British Antarctic Survey
10:00 Renewable energy and air quality
Solaris Photonics Ltd; Verditek plc; AW-Energy
VH quatrevintreize ; FocalSun ; Vortexiot Ltd

Investor Panel TBC
11:00Coffee and Networking
11:30Keynote Cleantech Think Piece Address: Trends in Cleantech in Europe and Beyond
Followed by Q&A

Fred Van Beuningen, Managing Partner, Chrysalix Venture Capital, Rotterdam
11:45Building Tech and Supply Chain Efficiency
CCm Technologies Ltd; TechnoCarbon;
Zedify UK;; Green Unit Ltd; Passiv Pod Ltd

Investor Panel TBC
12:45Lunch and Networking
14:00Keynote Cleantech Think Piece Address: Clean Growth UK – the New Programme to Support Clean Growth in the UK
Mark Riminton, Investment Platform Manager, Clean Growth UK
14:15 Circular economy and mobility
Petit Pli ; Cambond Ltd ; Qualus ; Nafici Environmental Research Ltd ; Flit ; Oxwash

Investor Panel TBC
15:15Tea and Networking
15:45Keynote Cleantech Think Piece Address:TBC, Followed by Q&A
Kirree Gooberman, Business Isle of Man
16:00Energy Management
BroadBit Batteries; Sylfen
Connected Energy Technologies Ltd; Orxa Grid Ltd; PowerQuad; Origami

Investor Panel TBC
17:00Wrap up and Invitation to Drinks Reception
17:15Drinks Reception 4th Floor